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Savage girls and wild boys : a history of feral children

Author: Michael Newton
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collective history of feral children who were brought up in the wilderness, raised by animals, or locked up in solitary confinement examines the stories of Peter the Wild Boy, Victor of Aveyron, and a boy raised by monkeys in Uganda.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Newton
ISBN: 0312423357 9780312423353
OCLC Number: 54696995
Description: xiv, 284 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The child of nature --
Bodies without souls --
Lord Monboddo and the savage girl --
Radical innocence --
The child of Europe --
The wolf-children --
Where is tomorrow, Mrs. L?
Responsibility: Michael Newton.

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A collective history of feral children who were brought up in the wilderness, raised by animals, or locked up in solitary confinement examines the stories of Peter the Wild Boy, Victor of Aveyron, and a boy raised by monkeys in Uganda.

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